WA to cap firearm ownership, nation's toughest gun laws

By Aaron Bunch
Updated February 21 2024 - 6:30pm, first published 6:25pm
The proposed firearms laws come as the WA government begins a $64.3 million buyback scheme. (Dean Lewins/AAP PHOTOS)
The proposed firearms laws come as the WA government begins a $64.3 million buyback scheme. (Dean Lewins/AAP PHOTOS)

Western Australia is set to become the nation's first jurisdiction to limit the number of guns someone can own under tough new firearm laws introduced to parliament.

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